Is it possible to have your cake and eat it too? Ajahn Brahm reveals the answer.
Ajahn Brahm talks about where self-hatred comes from and how to find freedom from self-hatred.
Assumptions can get us in to trouble, often because they end up being wrong. Ajahn Brahm talks about the dangers of assumptions, and how to avoid them.
The key to religion, to compassion and spirituality isn’t about focusing on just ourselves, nor just on focusing on others, but focusing on the space in between and how we relate to one another. Ajahn Brahm offers a fresh perspective on developing the spiritual path.
We all want praise and to avoid blame. But no matter what we do, we get some blame and never quite enough praise. Ajahn Brahm talks about the fickle nature of praise and blame and how to be calm and unmoved by both.
The body can cause us all sorts of trouble, especially when we don’t have the body that we want! Ajahn Brahm talks about the Buddhist attitude to the human body and the connection between the body and mind.
Ajahn Vayama teaches on how to make peace with the conditions present in meditation, whatever they may be.
Guest monk Ajahn Munindo gives a humourous and wise talk about cultivating the spiritual life – complete with its many unexpected twists!
Impatience can cause all sorts of problems in our lives, and the Buddha said that patience is the highest of the spiritual qualities. Moreover Buddhism always emphasises the importance of patience – they understand that there are many lives after all! So if you’re in a hurry to get enlightened, don’t forget to go slowly. Sit back, relax and enjoy this talk about patience.
Ajahn Brahm offers a practical and wise attitude to life, including how to let go of painful experiences. We can’t control everything that happens to ourselves and others in the world, but we can impact upon how we choose to look at it. Ajahn Brahm explains how to have a wise attitude to life.